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East Midlands Chamber News

News from July 2011

28 July 2011

ncn secures National Skills Academy status

New College Nottingham (ncn) has received industry accreditation from the National Skills Academy (NSA) for its commitment and professional approach to quality education and training in adult social care.
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28 July 2011

DNCC Calls For More Action To Stimulate Growth

Commenting on the announcement today* by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills regarding the Red Tape Challenge and the removal of regulations for retailers, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Com
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26 July 2011

DNCC Reacts To Q2 GDP Figures

Commenting on the preliminary GDP figures for the second quarter of 2011 published today*, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "Whilst today's figures show only slight growth, the key point to s
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26 July 2011

Council moves forward on Northern Gateway project

Chesterfield Borough Council is seeking a development partner for one of the town's major renewal projects. The "Northern Gateway" project, a redevelopment of the Donut roundabout area, aims to extend the town centre, attract new shops and raise the quali
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25 July 2011

Business Support For High Speed Rail

Around 55% of firms in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire which support plans to bring High Speed Rail to the East Midlands believe that their business will benefit from quicker journey times to London and other UK core cities.
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25 July 2011

Experian reveals UK's top online SME performers

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chmaber of Commerce patron Experian, the global information services company, has revealed which of the UK's small and medium sized companies grew most online in the last year.
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25 July 2011

Experian reveals UK's top online SME performers

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chmaber of Commerce patron Experian, the global information services company, has revealed which of the UK's small and medium sized companies grew most online in the last year.
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20 July 2011

DNCC Board Announcement

Following Abacus Business Consultancy (UK) Limited ceasing to be a member of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber Board directorship of Martin Cox has been vacated in accordance with the Chamber's memorandum and articles of
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19 July 2011

Nottingham WPL LinkedIn Group

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has created a new online forum to enable employers affected by the forthcoming Workplace Parking Levy in Nottingham to communicate with each other to share knowledge and best practice and to co-ordinate a
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18 July 2011

Help for Heanor High Street

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with the Ripley and Heanor News newspaper to launch a new campaign aimed at helping to safeguard the future of Heanor Town Centre.
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18 July 2011

New Video Service From Aztec 360

DNCC members Aztec360 have launched a fantastic new video service which will boost many different types of business's. Initially launched for the Estate Agent industry the videos are shot with a television programme feel and feature ex Sky One's 'Great Es
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12 July 2011

BoE Should Hold Rates Steady On Back Of Drop in Inflation

Commenting on the inflation figures* for June, published today by the Office for National Statistics, John Dowson, Head of Policy at the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "Today's surprise fall in the inflation figures will take so
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12 July 2011

Chamber Survey: Recovery Slows In Q2

The pace of local economic growth slowed again during the second quarter of the year in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, according to the results of the region's biggest business survey.
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11 July 2011

IMR Transport

Sherwood Truck and Van supplies IMR Transport with six new Iveco Stralis tractor units Sherwood Truck and Van, the East Midlands commercial vehicle group, has supplied six Iveco Stralis Active Space trucks to haulage firm IMR Transport.
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8 July 2011

Chamber Golf Day A Huge Success

More than 40 golfers from businesses across Nottinghamshire teed off at Besston Fields Golf Club recently for the Chamber's annual Nottinghamshire Golf Day.
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5 July 2011

Cautious welcome for Bombardier task force

Business Secretary Vince Cable announced today that he is to set up an Economic Response Task Force to mitigate the economic impact of job losses at Bombardier, its supply chain and the local communities.
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4 July 2011

Exporting over the airwaves

Tune into BBC Radio Derby this Wednesday 6 July 2011, between 11-12pm, for a special hour-long phone-in and debate between the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce and UK Trade and Investment.
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4 July 2011

IMR

Competence, character and commitment - attributes that so often typify a family business ... And nowhere is that more evident than in road transport, where family-based hauliers still make up a huge proportion of the bedrock of the industry ... IMR Transp
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